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The Monastery of John the Evangelist in Makarovka

The Monastery of John the Evangelist in Makarovka is a male monastery of the Saransk diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church, located in the village of Makarovka, part of the Lukhovka village administration, which in its turn is part of the Saransk city district. The monastery is located on the territory of the Makarovsky churchyard,…

Mordovia Yard

The museum and ethnographic center was opened in 2012 to celebrate the millennium anniversary of unity of the Mordovian and the Russian people. In the urban environment, the museum offers residents and guests of Saransk to learn about the values ​​of folk culture. “Mordovia Yard” includes a complex of residential and agricultural facilities of a…

The Staraya Terizmorga village

The Staraya Terizmorga village has one of the most famous Mordovian cultural centers — the Moksha Center for National Culture, which was founded in 1992. In 2007, Russian President V.Putin opened an ethno-cultural center during the International Festival of Cultures of Finno-Ugric Peoples “Shumbrat, Finno-Ugria!”. The center houses an ethnographic museum which reconstructs the life…

The Cathedral of the Saint and Righteous Warrior Feodor Ushakov

The Cathedral of the Saint and Righteous Warrior Feodor Ushakov is one of the most ambitious and unique religious buildings On August 6, 2006, the cathedral was solemnly opened and consecrated by the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexy II. (2009) On August 10 of the same year, during an official visit to Saransk,…

The village Podlesnaya Tavla

The village Podlesnaya Tavla is mentioned in the Saransk Customs Book (1692). This small village, lost among picturesque fields and groves near Saransk, is inhabited by descendants of the ancient Erzians. The Tavla toy with its own peculiar flavor is the calling card of this Erzya village. Many believe that it is here that the…